Film entry

The submission for feature films for the 2014 American Indie Competition is now open.

You can now submit your film for the 9th edition of the Leiden International Film Festival. 

Submit here

De 9e editie vindt plaats van 31 oktober t/m 9 november

Leiden International Film Festival

Founded in 2006, the Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) has become one of the leading film festivals in the Netherlands showcasing feature films that examine the border between art-house and mainstream from all over the world. The 2013 edition lasted 10 days, screened 87 films, from 23 countries including Inside Llewyn Davis, La Grande Bellezza, The Lunchbox, Short Term 12, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, The Spectacular Now, Prince Avalanche, Kill Your Darlings, Enough Said and Computer Chess and welcomed over 30.000 visitors. With its American Indie Competition LIFF aims to discover and cultivate an audience for today's emerging American filmmakers in the Netherlands.

The 9th edition of the festival will take place from October 31 through November 9, 2014. 

05 July 2014

European Network for Independent American Cinema launched by LIFF and AFF Poland

LIFF works with other festivals to promote American cinema.
11 March 2014

Submit your film to LIFF

You can now submit your film for the 9th edition of the Leiden International Film Festival.
24 January 2014

LIFF congratulates all American "Indies" selected for IFFR 2014

Check out the American "Indies" selected for IFFR 2014.

American Indie Competition 2013

Last festival, Destin Cretton's SHORT TERM 12 won the American Indie Competition of the eight edition of the Leiden International Film Festival. With a score of 4.5 out of 5, the film was awarded with the LIFF Audience Award.

View all audience ratings 

A list of the 2013 contenders can be found here.
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